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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Monday, 29 August 2016

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on August - 11.  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.  

1780  On this day in history barbados hurricane begins  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on August - 11.  

1794  On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

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1804  On this day in history francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria  

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on this day in history.  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.  

1811  Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on this day in history.  

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on August - 11.  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.  

1828  On August - 11 edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1833  On August - 11 robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)  

1835  George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on this day in history.  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on August - 11.  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1852  Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1858  On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  On this day in history nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11.  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11.  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

0449  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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